Training services and qualifications

Market-leading training developed by industry experts, including NVQs, apprenticeships, courses and webinars for the construction sector

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Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced, our construction-related training courses and qualifications will support you to gain the skills and knowledge required to thrive in your role. Tailor-made for the house-building industry, our highly experienced trainers and assessors deliver practical, insightful and engaging training.

We can also identify training gaps and recommend bespoke programmes to enhance the performance of your people in delivering your specific objectives.

Training services

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Knowledge Explorer

Knowledge Explorer is a customised online training assessment tool for technical staff in the new-build sector. It delivers bespoke assessment of various technical skill areas, such as NHBC Standards and Building Regulations, to analyse individual and group training needs and then provide recommendations on addressing these skills gaps, including training courses and short modular sessions.

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We offer an extensive range of health and safety and technical training courses designed exclusively for the house-building industry. Covering topics including building regulations, defects prevention and fire safety, our courses benefit both individual learners and their employers. All delivered by training professionals.

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Our construction apprenticeships provide technical training, support and career progression. As a registered apprenticeship training provider, all our apprenticeships are delivered by training professionals with specialist home-building industry knowledge and focus on high standards of construction quality.

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Our construction NVQ programmes teach the essential working skills, practical learning and qualifications needed to develop and progress a career in house building. With technical, site inspection, and site supervision and management NVQ qualifications which are recognised by the CSCS card scheme.

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Trade talks

Designed for specific trades and delivered on site, our one-hour trade talks explain the most common reportable items and defects found by our Inspectors and Claims Investigators. They offer practical guidance on how to prevent these problems from arising.

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Our online training webinars provide free, bite-sized training presented by experienced and knowledgeable trainers on a range of topics such as the NHBC Standards, interpretation of different Approved Documents, fire safety, defects prevention, our warranty products and more.

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ELCAS funded NVQs

The MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELCAS) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. We are an approved training provider under this scheme which means that ELCAS funding is available to ex-members of the Armed Services who wish to study for one of our NVQs at Level 3 and above.

Training and learning options

In-company training: For groups of six or more from the same company.

Open courses: Available to individuals or small groups.

Virtual learning: Online delivery of courses over Zoom or MS Teams.

Trade Talks: A short and targeted session delivered on-site.

Online webinars: A quick look at a key topic at your desk.

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